March 7, 2019
With more and more Texans seeking relief from shock medical bills, two prominent lawmakers — one Republican, one Democrat — are pushing far-reaching legislation that would bar emergency care providers from sending surprise bills to patients covered by state-regulated plans.
Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Doggett urged passage of H.R.1, the For the People Act, of which he is a sponsor. He took to the floor to outline the ways that it would help Texans and all Americans, after he hosted Speaker Pelosi, Julieta Garibay, and Mimi Marziani in a press conference in Texas yesterday to outline the legislation.
Washington, DC — House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Lloyd Doggett announces that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on access to medicines in Medicare. The hearing will explore ways that Medicare can encourage affordability, competition, and access to medicines, particularly as patients face a prescription drug affordability crisis. It will take place tomorrow, Thursday, March 7, 2019, in the main Committee hearing room, 1100 Longworth House Office Building, beginning at 10:00 a.m. EST.
An investigation by Texas officials into potential voter fraud that threatened to jeopardize voting rights of naturalized citizens illustrates how important voter rights protections are, U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Austin on Tuesday.
March 5, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about how this act is important to the constitution. Congressman Lloyd Dogget, as well as other Texas voting rights advocates, were in attendance.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a visit to East Austin on Tuesday to promote sweeping voting legislation currently before Congress.
March 5, 2019
Congressional Democrats are likely to request 10 years of President Trump’s tax returns in coming weeks, tailoring their inquiry in a way they hope will survive a court battle, according to lawmakers and others involved in the discussions.
March 5, 2019
AUSTIN (KXAN) - Many look at Central Texas as the best example of drawing Congressional lines to keep one party out of power. Austin is a Democratic powerhouse but is represented by five Republicans and one Democrat.
Austin, TX — On Tuesday in Austin, Congressman Lloyd Doggett will host a press conference with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and leading Texas voting rights advocates Mimi Marziani, President of Texas Civil Rights Project, and Julieta Garibay, Texas Director and Co-Founder of United We Dream. Julieta is also the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit accusing Texas state officials of illegally targeting her and others because they are foreign-born.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Lloyd Doggett announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing, entitled “Promoting Competition to Lower Medicare Drug Prices” on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in room 1100 Longworth House Office Building.